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Francis Atuche is a renowned Nigerian banker. He was the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Platinum and Habib Bank (Bank PHB). Francis Atuche was born in Delta State, Nigeria.


Francis Atuche

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Francis Atuche

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Delta State



Francis Atuche Biography

Francis Atuche is a renowned Nigerian banker. He was the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Platinum and Habib Bank (Bank PHB). Francis Atuche was born in Delta State, Nigeria.

He is also Senior Advisor at the Investment management firm of Sapphire Capital Management Limited.

Francis Atuche Education Background

Mr. Francis Atuche is a seasoned and career banker. He studies at the prestigious IMD Laussane, Switzerland and the Lagos Business School.

Mr. Atuche, in addition, holds a Master of Science Degree in Banking and Finance from the Univerrsity of Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria.

He is an associate member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

Francis Atuche Banking Career

Aconsummate banker with an extensive hands-on experience spanning reputable institute such as United Bank for Africa (UBA) Pic, Chartered Bank and Eeobank Pic. In areas as diverse as credit and Marketing Branch Development/Co-ordination and Management. Mr. Atuche excelled in founding a leading mortgage institution. Finacorp Building Society Limited.

Mr. Atuche has come to distinguish himself as one ofthe top echelons of reputable bankers with seventeen years of lawless and cognate banking experience before he assumed office in March 2000 as the Founding Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Platinum Bank Ltd. After due consolidation ofthe merger between Platinum and Habib Bank, he emerged as the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Bank PHB Pic. He has proven record ofmanagemenl ability and capacity building. This ismanifested in his ability to have successfully navigated his current workplace (The Platinum Bank) to meet the required Bank Reform Standard al a record time. This has placed his bank on a very solid financial base. Aseasoned banker par excellence, whonavigated his bank intoa merger agreement with Habib Bank, to form a new name as Bank PHB Pic which he subsequent became the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

Francis Atuche is married to Elizabeth Atuche with children. He was born into christianity by religion.

Francis Atuche son, Anthony who got married December 23rd to his heartthrob, Adesekemi Aderemi.

Francis Atuche Controversies and Conviction

A Lagos High Court sitting in the Ikeja area has convicted Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB on charges of stealing the sum of N25.7bn belonging to the bank.

In a judgment that lasted over 10 hours, Justice Lateefat Okunnu convicted Atuche alongside a former Chief Financial Officer of the bank, Ugo Anyanwu.

The court convicted the duo on 21 of the 27-count amended charge of conspiracy to commit a felony and stealing brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Justice Okunnu held that the EFCC successfully proved its case against the convicts beyond a reasonable doubt. READ MORE


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